Saree Styles Guide For Different Body Shapes

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Saree is the Indian traditional wear, which women can carry off with great elegance. Saree makes a woman look sensuous and with evolving time and fashion the definition of sari has really changed from the conventional stylethereare some tips that will help one to choose the sari and style, which will compliment one’s body type. Fashion is all about dressing for the shape of the body. No woman can go wrong with saree but what is really important is to consider which type of saree suits her body shape, color and age.
 
Pear-shaped body
 
Women with pear-shaped body have a heavier bottom ascompared to their upper body. They shouldwear sarees of chiffon and georgette, as these will balance out their upper and lower part.  The saree in seedha pallu style in draping will make their body look proportionate. Bold and bright colours will suit them better than light colours. Black, navy, burgundy, charcoal, deep green or purple saris will look great on a pear shaped body. Saris with beautiful borders, small prints and embroidery work will be a good choice.Draping a saree just below the navel will add grace and style.
 
Apple-shaped body
 
An apple-shaped is heavy around the bust and stomach. They should opt for sarees with beautiful embroidery work, which will complement the body type. Longer blouses will coverthe waist and problem areas. Alternatively,thesari should be wrapped a little higher. Silk is a fabric that will be suitable for an apple shaped body. The sari must be draped in a simple way with ulta pallu. Contrast colour blouses will give a dramatic effect to the sari.
 
Overweight women
 
Overweight women must opt for chiffons and silk sarees and avoid cotton and stiff fabrics, as it will make them look broader and bigger. Dark colours look best on heavy bodies.Handloom sarees will also look good. Full sleeves and long blouses will be more suitable as they will help to hide the flabs.
 
Voluptuous figure
 
Georgette, chiffon and net fabrics will suit the voluptuous figures. They will closely wrap around the bodyand highlightthe curves.  Dark colours will light embroidery and beadwork will make the woman look slimmer. Blouse with crises cross strings will attract attention.
 
Slim figure
 
Women with a slim figure must go in for cotton, silk and organza which will give them a fuller figure. Saris in light colours with heavy embroidery, brocade or beadwork will be most suitable. Slim figured women can chose large bold printed Sais in different colours. These women can carry off backless, sleeveless, halter neck and tube blouses very well.
 
Tall and slim women
 
Tall and slim women can carry off heavy borders on saris really well. They can also opt for big bold prints in a variety of colours, as it tends to divert the attention from the height. 
 
Short and slim women
 
Women who are short in height should opt for sarees with a thin border as it will make them looktall. They should avoid big prints and heavy borders. Small to medium-sized prints will look great on short and slim women.

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